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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come join us every Saturday morning at the Conference House Visitor Center for nature-inspired arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

For The Birds Festival: A Celebration of All Things Avian

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day of guided bird walks, lectures, art, photography, literature, film screenings, children's activities, and more.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Hear about those who once called Wave Hill home, among them…
Category: History, Talks
Free!

May16

Frieze New York

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
See and buy art by over 1,000 of the world’s leading artists.
Category: Art

May16

ESL Intermediate Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

May16

Summer on the Hudson: GRO Girls Season Opener Skateboard Jam

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls Riders Organization & SOH celebrate the Skateboarding season with a meet and greet, open skate, girls all level learn to ride, board decorating and ending with a game of S.K.A.T.E.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate history and preservation in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

May16

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May16

Hands-on History: Rufus King's Library

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Rufus King loved to read and owned over 3,500 books! Take a tour of the museum to see his library. Create a book, decorate it using a popular 19th century technique called paper…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids

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